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MAX Process Engineer (Fixed Term)

MAX Process Engineer (Fixed Term)

  • Location China - Central - Shanghai
  • Travel required Negotiable
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 143703BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Responsible for providing Process expertise to projects or operations, including maintenance, inspection and turnaround, proactively interacting with other disciplines, teams, subfunctions and contractors to systematically resolve problems and applying sound engineering judgement to drive integrated, pragmatic solutions focused on risk management, operating efficiency, defect elimination and standardisation.

Job Purpose

  • The MAX (manufacturing excellence) process improvement engineer with the primary responsibility of executing the country manufacturing excellence roadmap and the associated programs for the purpose of reducing the variable cost of production and enhancing the plant productivity, as well as the safety, quality, and service improvements to meet the business needs.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Work closely with manufacturing team to consistently keep on looking for the improvement opportunities to meet the business strategic goals.
    • Plant productivity enhancement
    • Raw material norms reduction
    • Utility norm reduction
    • Effluent handling and treatment cost reduction (utility- sustainability)
    • Other improvement areas
      • Supply chain process
      • Spare parts & consumables inventory
      • Finished goods & raw material warehouse inventory
      • Manpower productivity
  • Identify, initiate, and lead projects related predominantly to the 5 MAX (manufacturing excellence) pillars: Improve capacity utilisation (e.g., OEE), productivity, process and maintenance optimization plus Carbon
  • Support to manage the China manufacturing excellence KPI tracking and reporting the big variance if necessary
  • Leads and executes the yearly in-depth plant Loss Analysis followed by an update of the plant loss funnel (recoverable losses and losses vs. ideal state) and plant masterplan
  • Participate in the development of continuous improvement curriculum to provide to various levels of end user facilitation of training classes
  • Network with other CI experts in the network and plants to transfer best practices – can be external as well. Actively participate in development and exchange of best practises within the country as well as across the wider organisation
  • Is visible on the floor and spends significant amount of time on the floor solving actively problems in a systematic and sustainable way, supporting and coaching employees.
  • Actively drives the plant culture towards MAX (manufacturing excellence) mindset, ownership and capability building of all employees. Special focus is on coaching/training of CI-Engineers, shift and team-leaders
  • Act in a manner consistent with the BP “Who We Are” through our values, building enduring capability, energizing people, and maximizing value in both short- and long-term commitments

  • Graduate in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Experienced manufacturing operation and knowledge in process engineering
Skills & Competencies
  • Project management with certified is preferred
  • Knowledge in Lean and Six Sigma or DMAIC methodology

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